NCDRC asks construction firm to pay over Rs 1 crore to doctor

The apex consumer commission has asked a real estate company to pay over Rs one crore to a doctor for its failure to give him possession of an apartment, saying that it was making profits at the expense of others.

Unscrupulous builders should not be spared: NCDRC

The apex consumer commission has dismissed an appeal filed by a real estate developer against a direction to pay nearly Rs 65 lakh to two persons who had jointly booked a flat in its project.

South East Central Railway to pay Rs 25K for theft on train

South East Central Railway has been directed by the apex consumer commission to pay compensation of Rs 25,000 to a man whose suitcase was stolen from a train in April, 2010.

No deficiency of college if graduate unable to get job: NCDRC

Not getting a government job with a degree issued by a recognised college or university does not amount to deficiency on part of the educational institution, warranting refund of fee, the apex consumer forum has held.

Odisha carpenter`s kin win battle for benefits

The family of a dead carpenter in Odisha will soon get his provident fund dues with the top consumer court ruling that such a benefit would not cease if the individual concerned was shifted from one department to another.

Flier not allowed to board plane, British Airways to pay Rs 1.5L

The British Airways has been directed by the apex consumer commission to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to an Indian scholar for not allowing him to board the aircraft.

Woman dies after wrongly treated for cancer; doctor to pay Rs 5 lakh

A Chennai-based doctor and his nursing home have been directed by apex consumer commission to pay Rs five lakh to the father of a young woman.

‘Unfair to withhold student`s degree for dues’

It is unfair for a university or college to withhold a student`s degree to recover dues, the apex consumer court has ruled.

Andhra discom to pay customer for cutting power without notice

Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Co Ltd (APEPDCL) has been asked by apex consumer commission to pay Rs 1.53 lakh as compensation to a customers for disconnecting power supply without notice.